Kevin Moore

CD Review: Hélène Grimaud Resonances

Hélène Grimaud’s new CD, Resonances: bold, full-toned, affirmative –– and unabashedly Romantic

The French pianist brushes historical accuracy aside and aims straight for the heart in her latest recording of sonatas by Mozart, Liszt and Berg, along with Bartók’s “Romanian Dances”

By Kevin Moore

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CD Review: Uchida plays Schumann

Much-anticipated release of Mitsuko Uchida’s Schumann CD displays exceptional musical understanding and command

Another CD of Schumann piano music! Released late in 2010, the Schumann bicentennial year, this recording just became available here this month. It’s undoubtedly the fruit of pianist Mitsuko Uchida’s concert activities during the past year

By Kevin Moore…